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'Evolve' Only Has One Problem, But It's The Core Concept Of The Game

Evolve is a game that gets almost everything right. After spending time with the alpha, beta and now final retail release of the game, I’m now confident in making that statement. Talking about the game itself has to be a separate conversation from 2K’s pre-order/DLC ideas, which has been the main …

Here Are The New Nutrition Labels That Actually Tell You What You’re Eating

The changes are both substantive and design-based. The FDA is going to try to be more realistic about what a serving is (they’re incredibly low right …

Myanmar orders Doctors Without Borders to cease operations

Doctors Without Borders has been ordered to cease activities in Myanmar, leaving tens of thousands of patients without medical care, the<p>Nobel Prize-winning aid group said Friday.<p>Doctors Without Borders did not give a reason for the move. But local news reports said the government had taken issue …

T-Mobile wants to be your Un-bank, launches Mobile Money: free checking account and more

T-Mobile is shaking up the wireless industry in the US with its Un-carrier initiative, but the next target may be even more ambitious. The carrier just announced Mobile Money, a financial service that combines a no-fee checking account, a Visa debit card, and a mobile application, offering free …

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Beam saved videos to your flat-screen with Pocket's iOS update

No matter how pixel-packed your iThing's display is, watching video clips on a bigger screen is usually <i>way</i> more comfortable. Pocket has added AirPlay and Apple TV support to its free bookmarking app with just that in mind. That would be pretty cool on its own, but the outfit has also tailored the …

Native Union's Jump charging cable can juice up your devices on the go

It only took a little over 24 hours for Native Union's Jump, a charging cable with a built-in battery pack for juicing up on the go, to reach its funding on Kickstarter. Still, the company hasn't abandoned its booth here at CES to go out and celebrate, so we dropped in and laid some paws on the …

Overstock makes $124K from 780 Bitcoin orders a day after giving the crypto-currency a thumbs up

Overstock.com took a gamble on Bitcoin that quickly seems to be paying off.<p>The company made $124,000 through 780 Bitcoin orders within less than 24 hours of accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment.<p>Overstock announced a partnership with popular Bitcoin wallet Coinbase yesterday, making it the largest …

Bitcoin vault offering insurance is 'world's first'

<b>A Bitcoin storage service that is insured against the loss and theft of the digital currency has launched in London.</b><p>Elliptic Vault uses "deep cold storage", where private encrypted keys to bitcoins are stored on offline servers and in a secure location.<p>The facility's founders say they are the …

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I Can’t Believe I’m Saying This, But T-Mobile Is Awesome

I’ve spent the last week back in my wintry homeland in Canada, and here the scales have fallen from my eyes, and I have seen the light, and I have a message for all of you who live in America, a message of the utmost importance, inscribed in fire on the sacred stone of the Internet. And that …

Google reportedly partners with Audi for on-board Android

Google is reportedly hitting the road for its next battle with Apple for mobile OS market share.<p>The Web giant has teamed with automaker Audi to develop in-car entertainment and information systems based on the Android operating system, according to the Wall Street Journal. The aim of the …

The Food Lab, Ramen Edition: How to Make a Marinated Soft Boiled Egg (Ajitsuke Tamago)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Last week at The Food Lab, we plumbed the fascinating depths of homemade tonkotsu ramen broth and came up with a pretty great recipe. But great ramen is not built upon broth alone. What better to add to ultra-rich and creamy …

Southern California’s Ramen Yamadaya opening San Francisco outpost - Inside Scoop SF

This weekend is the scheduled debut of the first Northern California location of <b>Ramen Yamadaya.</b><p>Yamadaya is a growing ramen chain that currently has six locations in Southern California, mostly in the Los Angeles area. Its specialty is a tonkotsu broth that has been simmered for 20 hours, though …

iPhone 5S Touch ID accuracy getting worse over time?

We approached the idea of fingerprint scanners on smartphones with a healthy dose of skepticism, and while we’ve seen solutions like the rear scanner …

This startup’s tech verifies your identity by scanning your eye with your smartphone

Eye scanner identification systems are the stuff of spy movies, but EyeVerify is bringing them to the mainstream.<p>The startup took home the first prize at the Kauffman Foundations’s Get in the Ring startup clash yesterday, beating out hundreds of applicants for the award.<p>EyeVerify’s biometric …

A Phone Charging Device For The Next Billion Turns Heat Into Power

The Voto is an intuitive handheld device that could change that situation, and it uses a technology that has gained a reputation as too finicky and …

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Snapchat, beloved app of teens and investors everywhere

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Why the Chromebook pundits are simply out of touch with reality

The Chromebook(s goog) pundits have their heads in the sand again. In the past week, I’ve read not one, but two extremely myopic commentaries on how …

A ‘car alarm’ for your iPhone: Halo’s intriguing security gadget hits Indiegogo

With smartphone thefts on the rise in cities, it was only a matter of time until someone decided to bring the concept of a car alarm to your iPhone.<p>Say hello to Halo, a new iPhone 5 security accessory that’s kicking off its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign today. It’s the first iPhone security …